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  • Lacey, Jackson highlight differences in D.A. race debate

     
    In one of their last debates before the November election, the two candidates for Los Angeles County district attorney strove Wednesday night to differentiate their positions. Jackie Lacey, second in command to current Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley, is...
  • Prosecutors to review new church abuse records; ex-D.A. skeptical

     
    The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said Tuesday it plans to review newly released records from the late 1980s that show then-Archbishop Roger M. Mahony and a top aide worked to conceal pedophile priests from law enforcement....
  • D.A. Steve Cooley throws support to Kevin James for L.A. mayor

     
    In the first major endorsement of his campaign, Los Angeles mayoral candidate Kevin James said Thursday he has secured the backing of Los Angeles County Dist. Atty Steve Cooley....
  • Ex-controller calls Trutanich a 'liar,' says he 'must go'

     
    Former L.A. City Controller Laura Chick said in an open letter Tuesday that she didn't believe voters should support City Atty. Carmen Trutanich in his reelection bid, calling him a "liar and demagogue."...
  • Jackie Lacey wins key police union backing in D.A. race

     
    The unions representing rank-and-file Los Angeles city police officers and county deputy sheriffs announced Friday that they are supporting Chief Deputy Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey in her election campaign for district attorney. The endorsements offer a...
  • Traffic death yields misdemeanor charge against L.A. councilman's aide

     
    Prosecutors with Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley's office filed misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charges against a deputy to Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon who authorities say struck and killed a pedestrian while driving a...
  • Kamala Harris backs Jackie Lacey in L.A. County D.A.'s race

     
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris has thrown her support behind Jackie Lacey in the race to become Los Angeles County's next district attorney. The endorsement was announced earlier this week by the Lacey campaign, which in recent weeks has......
  • Motorist gets seven years in fatal hit-and-run accident

     
    A La Mirada man was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison for striking and killing a 72-year-old pedestrian with his car last year, officials said. Geoffrey Matthew Rocha, 28, pleaded no contest last month to vehicular manslaughter, admitting that....
  • Bell corruption trial: Opening statements to begin Thursday

     
    Opening statements are scheduled to get underway Thursday in the trial for six former Bell City Council members accused of looting the city's treasury by drawing hefty salaries for their part-time work....
  • Bell trial: Former D.A. calls verdicts 'step in the right direction'

     
    The former district attorney who called Bell's scandalous salaries "corruption on steroids" called Wednesday's guilty verdicts "a step in the right direction."...
  • Bell mistrial: 'Prosecutors on steroids,' defense says

     
    When former Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley announced the arrests of eight Bell city officials, he called it a case of "corruption on steroids." On Thursday, after a jury deadlocked on 42 remaining counts and Judge Kathleen Kennedy......